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Suddaby Loubert: Apparatus for and method of aligning a spine. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, August 17, 2006: WO/2006/086537 (28 worldwide citation)

A plurality of pins attach to bone, such as a vertebra (not shown). Spacers are interposed between the pins. A cable extends through the pins and the spacer between a cap and an expansion sleeve. The expansion sleeve increases cable tension to restrict movement among the pins and spacers.


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Suddaby Loubert: Spinal facet fixation device. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, March 11, 2004: WO/2004/019757 (7 worldwide citation)

A spinal facet fixation device includes a pair of jaws (24,26) hinged on a common base (10). A threaded actuator (12) bears against a cam surface (34) on the jaws (24, 26) to draw the points (32) of the jaws (24, 26) together. A surgeon applies the opposed points (32) to respective facets of vertebr ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant having improved stability. Suddaby Loubert, April 16, 2003: EP1301149-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral implant includes two separate shells (10, 12) having corrugated mating surfaces (20, 22) which resist compression and shifting when the parts are distracted by a special installation tool (60). The shells include two planar wings (16, 18) which provide a large bearing ar ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant. Suddaby Loubert, October 10, 2001: EP1139936-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral fusion implant includes a pair of semi-cylindrical shells (110) (112) having mating surfaces which resist shifting when the parts are assembled. In one embodiment of the invention, the shells (110) (112) have pillars (120)-(125) provided with teeth (126) which permit the ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Inflatable nuclear prosthesis. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, March 9, 2006: WO/2006/025815 (5 worldwide citation)

The nucleus of an intervertebral disc is replaced with a construct including a distendable sack or balloon (10), which is inflated with a hardenable material (12) and is detached in situ when the injected material has hardened. Alternatively, two nested balloons (10,12) may be inserted, and then fil ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Expandable intervertebral fusion implant having improved stability. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, September 13, 2001: WO/2001/066047 (3 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral implant includes two separate shells (10, 12) having corrugated mating surfaces (20, 22) which resist compression and shifting when the parts are distracted by a special installation tool (60). The shells include two planar wings (16, 18) which provide a large bearing ar ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Mechanical bone tamping device for repair of osteoporotic bone fractures. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, March 11, 2004: WO/2004/019756 (2 worldwide citation)

A mechanical bone tamping device (14) for osteoporotic repair include a pair of arms (16) mounted on a spreading mechanism such as a screw jack. The mechanism is introduced into a small hole in a vertebra through a cannula (38), and is then operated to spread the arms apart, forming a cavity which m ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Orthopedic fusion plate device having subsidence controlling features. Suddaby Loubert, FALLOW Charles W, July 27, 2006: WO/2006/078989 (1 worldwide citation)

An orthopedic fusion plate device has a rigid perimetral frame which embraces a pair of plates retained within the frame by a tongue and groove mechanism so that the plates can move in only a single dimension, toward and away from another. The device is intended to mitigate the effects of bone graft ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Implant expansible de fusion intervertebrale a stabilite amelioree, Expandable intervertebral fusion implant having improved stability. Suddaby Loubert, Suddaby Loubert, SIM & MCBURNEY, September 13, 2001: CA2402343

An expandable intervertebral implant includes two separate shells (10, 12) having corrugated mating surfaces (20, 22) which resist compression and shifting when the parts are distracted by a special installation tool (60). The shells include two planar wings (16, 18) which provide a large bearing ar ...


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Suddaby Loubert: Dispositif de succion et de resection pour laminectomie, Laminectomy suction and retraction device. Suddaby Loubert, Suddaby Loubert, PERRY CURRIER, June 9, 2009: CA2513487

A laminectomy suction and retraction device has a body (10) with an offset probe (12) extending therefrom. The tip (16) of the probe (12) has a retraction blade (18) having a pair of suction ports (20) lying above a pair of ports (22) in the distal end surface (24) of the probe (12). A rectangular p ...